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Gamer of Thrones Part 2: Dragons, Prophecy and Magic

Welcome to the second edition of Gamer of Thrones, the series in which we attempt to answer the question, if Game of Thrones characters wielded …

Posted by Taylor Stein on June 14, 2016
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Gamer of Thrones: If GoT Characters Were Gamers, What Games Would They Play?

Game of Thrones, the HBO adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s medieval fantasy epic, is not afraid to push every boundary imaginable – fan favorite …

Posted by Taylor Stein on May 26, 2016
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How Video Games Advance Science: Foldit

In 2007 the Fold.It blog started posting updates of new puzzles and the usernames of players who had completed levels quickly. It remains a simple …

Posted by Krista Lofgren on May 13, 2016
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The Family That Games Together: 7 Games to Play Together This Mother’s Day

Let’s be honest, most of us should probably pick up the phone and call our mothers more often, even if it’s just to catch up. …

Posted by Taylor Stein on April 29, 2016
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Video Game Stories: Evolution of Story & Character Development

Although the video game industry is a veritable baby compared to its artistic cousins, namely literature and cinema, gaming has grown by leaps and bounds …

Posted by Taylor Stein on April 15, 2016
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The Nostalgia Trap: Don’t Let Fond Memories Ruin Your Gaming Future

How I miss you, old friend. You came into my life as a complete stranger, but you’ve made a mark much deeper than most. Even …

Posted by Taylor Stein on April 8, 2016
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The Life of a Gamer: From Birth and Beyond

Article updated with original illustrations by Erick Lingbloom. “People of all ages play video games. There is no longer a ‘stereotypical game player,’ but instead …

Posted by Taylor Stein on March 22, 2016
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5 Things Only Retro Console Gamers Would Remember

A large portion of the gaming community is too young to remember the early days of the video game industry, long before life-like visuals were …

Posted by Taylor Stein on March 16, 2016
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Top Ten Epic Video Game Soundtracks

Even when we had only 8-bit games to choose from, music was integral to video games. At my funeral, I want Super Mario Bros. above-world …

Posted by Tyler J. Hill on March 14, 2016
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Learning about Cosplay:An Interview with Two Avid Cosplayers

Have you ever seen an amazing costume at a convention and thought “I would like to be able to do that” or “I wonder how …

Posted by Faith Price on February 24, 2016
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10 Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Geeks and Gamers

So, what do you have planned for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day? What, you DON’T KNOW?! Naw, I’m just playing with ‘ya. It can be …

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on February 10, 2016
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Incredible Foods Inspired by Video Games

Video games are a sensory experience. Your non-gamer friends might disagree, but think about it, not only do you use your eyes to process and …

Posted by Taylor Stein on February 1, 2016